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Closing Night: Richard Flanagan

Whether in his magical realist tale of climate crisis The Living Sea of Waking Dreams or Booker Prize–winning window into the cruelty of war, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Australian novelist Richard Flanagan has used fiction to explore some of the great topics of our time. In his engrossing Closing Night Address, Richard speaks to the vital importance of telling our own stories to the shape the future.

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